Study Programmes 2017-2018
WARNING : 2016-2017 version of the course specifications
Lexicology and Lexicography
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Master in French and Romance languages and literatures : French as a second language (120 ECTS)5
Master in linguistics (120 ECTS)5
Master in French and Romance languages and literatures : general (120 ECTS)5
Master in French and Romance languages and literatures : general (60 ECTS)5
Lecturer :
Marie-Guy Boutier
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
This course contains two parts :
(1) the first is dedicated to the fondations of lexicology (part of the linguistics which study the "words");
(2) the second is dedicated to the bases of lexicography (practical activity which describe "words" in dictionnaries).
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
At the end, the student will show that he uses with precision the basis notions of lexicology and that he can define them. He will also show that he can understand and analyse the structure of a dictionnary.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
Anterior linguistics classes provide useful notions for this master course.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
There is no practical work, but reading will be suggested, as well as issues aiming for an active reflection.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
See :
Recommended or required readings :
Plan of the two parts of the course.
Recommended readings during the year and commented in a participative way.
Reading: M.-F. Mortureux, La lexicologie entre langue et discours, 2e édition, 2011.
Assessment methods and criteria :
Oral examination in january. Time to prepare the answers.
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
Contacts :
Marie-Guy BOUTIER, professor